Posts Categorized: Car Accident Lawyer

How Common Are Car Accidents in Ogle County Illinois?  

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Vehicle collisions kill or seriously injure thousands of people in Ogle County every year. Human error, mostly driver error is behind over 90 percent of car accidents. Typically, this error involves negligence or a lack of care. Most noncommercial drivers have a duty of reasonable care. They must ensure that both they and their vehicles… Read more »

Is Hit and Run a Felony in Illinois?

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Largely depending on the nature of the accident, hit and run is usually a felony in Illinois. All drivers, whether they were at fault for the accident, have a responsibility to stop at the first safe location, wait for emergency responders to arrive, and render aid if possible. Unfortunately for victims, police officers close fewer… Read more »

Why Photos Matter In Car Accidents

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Most of us have probably heard the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. This common idiom is usually true in car wreck claims. We are not just talking about still photos of the accident scene, which first responders often use for investigation purposes. At least one traffic, security, or other camera… Read more »

How to Hire The Best Car Accident Lawyers In Illinois

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Insurance company TV commercials imply that “like a good neighbor,” they are there when you need them. Wrong. Insurance companies reluctantly pay compensation to accident victims if the company has no choice. Rest assured that a posse of lawyers works hard to give the insurance company an out. Only the best car accident lawyer in… Read more »

Why You Should Avoid Driving in Inclement Weather When Possible

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Many people in the Prairie State have not experienced the sheer joy of driving in an Illinois winter. Driving hazards are much worse between November and probably May, in some years. Black ice is a good example of these winter dangers. This thin, translucent ice is almost impossible to see, especially at night. Furthermore, these… Read more »

Costs and Loss: The Burden of Car Crashes in Illinois

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Automobiles are an integral part of our everyday lives. We often count on our cars to get us to our jobs, to our homes, and everywhere in between. To a large extent we depend on cars in instances when it might take too long to wait for public transportation, or when we simply find it… Read more »

Safety Tips for Avoiding Drunk-Driving Accidents this Holiday Season

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With the holiday season comes invitations to office parties, family gatherings, and football game get-togethers, and the opportunity to have great time socializing with friends and bonding with family members. This is the time we look forward to the entire year. Unfortunately, it is also the time when accidents due to drinking and driving increase… Read more »

Most Common Injuries Sustained in Auto Accidents

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Injuries in a car accident are a common occurrence. To be sure, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation, of 285,477 total reported crashes in the year 2013, there were 85,031 injuries reported. When an injury occurs that required medical care, seeking an experienced Rockford car accident attorney may be within you best interest. The… Read more »